Digital Ad Spends Reach Record Levels 2013

eMarketer predicts, US retailers will have increased digital ad budgets by 15.7% to $9.50 billion, following growth of 14.5% last year. Much of that spending can be expected to focus on drawing holiday shoppers, as the last months of the year account for a disproportionate share of retail revenues. eMarketer predicts 23.5% of all US…

Asia-Pacific surpasses North America in B2C spendings

In 2012, B2C ecommerce sales grew 21.1% to top $1 trillion for the first time, according to new global estimates by eMarketer. This year, sales will grow 18.3% to $1.298 trillion worldwide, eMarketer estimates, as Asia-Pacific surpasses North America to become the world’s No. 1 market for B2C ecommerce sales. Sales in North America grew…